Cuisine

Banh Mi 16 Le Quy Don, true taste of Vietnamese Banh Mi in Hanoi

Banh Mi 16 Le Quy Don, true taste of Vietnamese Banh Mi in Hanoi

One of the most favorite food for breakfast in Vietnam is Banh Mi (Bread), but finding a shop for true banh mi…

Have you ever eaten Bun Cha Hanoi yet ?

It can be said that there is nowhere else in…

Grilled corn – A winter snack of Hanoians

Grilled corn is of some of the most typical snack…

Bowls of ‘chao trai’ delight Hanoi

Nearly every Hanoian knows about ‘chao trai’, or mother-of-pearl rice…

Destinations

Long Bien Bridge – The Historical Witness

Long Bien Bridge – The Historical Witness

Being the capital of Vietnam, Hanoi is famous not only for its political importance but also its beauty and long history during…

Presidential palace, the residence of Vietnam greatest leader

Constructed in 1900 by French architect Auguste Henri Vildieu, the…

Hanoi: Autumn the romantic season

Every year when the autumn visit this city, Hanoi seems…

Ta Hien: Non-sleeping street in the heart of Hanoi

Tạ Hiện is a ancient street located in Hanoi’s Old quarter.…

Traditional Culture

Dong Ho painting-art of daily life

Dong Ho painting-art of daily life

Dong Ho painting, full name Đông Hồ folk woodcut painting is a line of Vietnamese folk painting originating in Đông Hồ village (Song…

Lotus in local people’s live and West lake’s lotus

Every summer, in a corner of Hanoi, lotuses bloom covering…

Murals liven up Hanoi street

Phan Dinh Phung Street in Hanoi has been revived with…

Hanoians’ secret to good health: working out by West Lake

Hanoians of all ages head for West Lake at 5am…